On Thursday, July 2, 2015, New York-based band Founders will released its debut album, You & Who, featuring original songs and innovative arrangements by members Ben Russell, Brandon Ridenour, and Hamilton Berry, and will be celebrating with an album release concert at Rockwood Music Hall (96 Allen St.) that day at 7pm.
After the third beach-bumming, sun-soaking, toe-tapping, great time was had earlier this year, Dark Star Orchestra & Island Gigs will once again host DSO’s Jamaican Jam in the Sand. The event’s fourth incarnation is being heldat a new location: the all-Inclusive, newly remodeled Jewel Paradise Cove Resort in Runaway Bay, Jamaica from January 19 – 23, 2016.
Dance music concert series Electric Beach has kicked off their biggest year yet with a string of hot ticket events coming your way throughout summer 2015. Brought to you by Corona, Electric Beach is at the forefront of must-see EDM events, enlisting larger than life talent for each stop along the tour.
Having started in 1989, Donna the Buffalo has passed the marker as their 25th year as a band and have proven to be a consistent purveyor of American music. They kick off their 2015 Summer tour at the Blue Heron Festival in Sherman, NY over the weekend of the 4th of July before heading up to their stomping grounds in Trumansburg, NY to celebrate the 25th annual Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance mid-month, a festival Donna started, and are still the driving force behind.
The Les Paul 100th Anniversary year officially kicked off in Times Square New York on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015. This is the same day the late, great Les Paul would have turned 100 years old. The day long festivities closed out the night with a star-studded red carpet and a musical celebration that brought together some of the world’s most legendary guitarists and musicians all on one stage to pay homage to Les Paul, the innovator, inventor, musician and legend.
While SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators are currently in the midst of a headlining world tour, the group has partnered with BitTorrent to release 'LIVE AT THE ROXY 9/25/14' as a BitTorrent Bundle on Monday, June 15, the same day the live concert will be released on
Three time Grammy® Award winner, Ramsey Lewis, will release “Taking Another Look – Deluxe Edition” July 24 on his new Sony/RED distributed label "Ramsey's House.” On the album, Lewis rekindles his 1974 career-defining album “Sun Goddess” through a collection of re-recorded or re-edited tracks from the original disc perfectly balanced with five new tunes, in addition to Dr. John, Kung Fu, and TAUK adding their spin on some of these timeless classics.
Iconic guitarist and composer Steve Kimock is a fixture in many different contexts. It’s hard to think of a musician who’s more adaptable and melodically resourceful. While his style gets unfairly lumped into the jam category, those more knowledgeable know better. It’s best to regard him as a purveyor of free music. Jerry Garcia admired his work immensely and proclaimed Kimock his favorite under-the-radar guitarist.